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Mae's Tea Room & Gallery

The Old School | The Old School Uldale, Uldale CA7 1HA, England
+44 16973 71369
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  • Excellent84%
  • Very good13%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“scones” (20 reviews)
“tray bakes” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Cafe, British
$$ - $$$
The Old School | The Old School Uldale, Uldale CA7 1HA, England
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Food outstanding plus excellent service. Good range of snacks or lunchtime meals. Formerly a school and you can almost see the little ones at their desks. Well worth a visit if you are in this part of Cumberland

1  Thank 190brianp
Reviewed 1 week ago

We arrived here on a grey drizzly day and were welcomed into the cutest tea room ever! The building is full of charm and the staff were friendly. The cakes are baked in house and we tried one slice of each (we were in a...More

1  Thank MissRink
Reviewed July 17, 2017 via mobile

Called in for a spot of lunch to Mae's tea room, lovely lunch and fab cake. The staff even made my dog feel welcome, as we where sitting outside they got her a drink of water and a few little treats, the staff were friendly...More

1  Thank Shell B
Reviewed July 11, 2017

I visited Mae's a fortnight ago with a friend and everything was superb: the service, the food and the general ambience of the place. When entering the tea room I didn't expect Sunday lunches at all, so I got the garlic mushrooms with salad and...More

2  Thank George1289
Reviewed June 28, 2017

We visited this lovely Tea Room/Gallery on Tuesday, after getting a recommendation. Wow what a lovely find, we had a lovely Homemade soup/Sandwich. which we thoroughly enjoyed. The Service was very good, and we had a little chat about the History of the old School...More

2  Thank BlackpoolWaverley
Reviewed June 13, 2017

We called in mid Sunday afternoon. Missed Sunday lunch, which was OK as we were not hungry enough for a full meal. We had pulled pork and Chicken sandwiches in doorstep bread slices. Ice cream to follow. Excellent value. NOTE - not easy to find,...More

1  Thank travelling-man38
Reviewed May 31, 2017 via mobile

We live in Carlisle and Mae's is perfect for refreshments either on our way into the Lakes or on our way home. The service is always friendly and welcoming. The scones and cakes are delicious. Very reasonably priced. We love to visit and try to...More

2  Thank kimmills
Reviewed May 25, 2017

We only called in whilst passing for a look at the gallery and to have an ice cream.The tea roo is located in the old village school. The tea room does a decent range of light meals, and cakes etc, but as we had lunch...More

2  Thank alisdair t
Reviewed April 30, 2017

Pre booked for sunday lunch...have called in previously for coffee and scones and bacon/sausage butties. The whole experience was first class. The ambiance is great the food tasted fantastic. I had the lamb while my other half had beef. I must admit I am really...More

Reviewed April 19, 2017

We are a group of 10 cyclists from West Cumbria who used the cafe today. We had booked ahead and found the table all ready for us on arrival. The service was quick and friendly. We were all happy with what we had. Refills of...More

2  Thank dianne482017
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Claire M
November 12, 2015|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$6 - $26
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Special occasions, Large groups, Local cuisine, Scenic view
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Old School | The Old School Uldale, Uldale CA7 1HA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Uldale
  • Phone Number: +44 16973 71369
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With everything from teas, coffees, snacks, crafts and evening meals, to wines, beers, gifts and delicious Sunday lunch, this restored Victorian School is must for visitors to the Lake District
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